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  • Missouri Soybean Center Symposium

    Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Tom Steever will be on the ground in Columbia on April 10, 2019 for the Missouri Soybean Center Symposium.      Continue reading Missouri Soybean […]

  • Western Farm Show

    Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Tom Steever will be on the ground at the Western Farm Show in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday, February 22, 2019. Continue reading Western Farm Show at Brownfield Ag News. […]

  • Crop physiologist reveals six secrets to soybean success

    Five years of research funded by Illinois soybean checkoff dollars has helped one crop physiologist determine the six secrets of soybean success. “Number one, sadly, is the one growers have […]

  • A solid root system supports crop development

    As the size and complexity of the root system increase, it provides a consistent supply of nutrients, water, and support. In this Managing for Profit, Lynn Justesen talks about Plant Architecture, […]

  • Gonzales: FFA offers opportunities and shapes career paths

    Indiana FFA State Secretary Brittany Gonzales says because she didn’t grow up with an agricultural background, contest and leadership opportunities first drew her to FFA. The Tri County FFA […]

  • 2019 acreage a moving target

    There are some predicting the swing to more corn and fewer soybeans in 2019 will be less pronounced than once thought. Illinois ag economist Todd Hubbs is forecasting 91 million acres of corn and […]

  • Renewed efforts to bring ag license plate to Minnesota

    The director of the Minnesota FFA Foundation says there’s progress in bringing a specialized agricultural license plate to Minnesota. Val Aarsvold tells Brownfield bills have been introduced […]

  • Sombke thanks Gov. Noem for E30 support

    South Dakota Farmers Union members were in Pierre Tuesday advocating for agriculture issues. Farmers Union President Doug Sombke met with Governor Kristi Noem expressing appreciation for the […]

  • MU specialist concerned about Missouri wheat

    Missouri’s soybean specialist at the University of Missouri has concerns about this year’s winter wheat crop in the state, especially fields that were planted late, “We had, in […]

  • Walz and Noem to lead Governors’ Biofuels Coalition

    Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem will lead the Governors’ Biofuels Coalition this year. Walz says they’ll continue urging EPA Administrator Wheeler to […]

  • Economist says Dairy Margin Coverage ‘very large improvement’ over MPP

    An agriculture economist recommends that dairy producers sign up for the Dairy Margin Coverage program provided in the 2018 Farm Bill. Joe Horner, at the University of Missouri, says it’s a big […]

  • Soybeans, corn bounce back a little

    Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying, rallying at midday after a lower start to the session. Forecasts for South America generally look non-threatening to favorable […]

  • Demand worries pressure hog futures

    At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures closed firm to higher in a narrow trading range as the sharp losses in the hog market limited the days gains.  There is some guarded […]

  • Pork producer says trade dispute is ‘a battle worth fighting’

    A pork producer is optimistic about talks to normalize trade with China, but he says he can wait to see what he considers to be the right outcome. “We’ll hopefully see some positive […]

  • USDA: ag prices up in December

    The USDA says producers made and paid more in December 2018 than in November. The index of prices received was up 1.8%, with a 4.2% increase in the crop index cancelling out a 0.4% decline in […]

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